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  • Council committee guts bill aimed at capping Ticketmaster fees

    Council committee guts bill aimed at capping Ticketmaster fees
    Ticketmaster and other ticket sellers could add unlimited fees to the price of admission for concerts and sporting events under legislation approved by a key City Council committee on Tuesday. The committee gutted a bill that sought to limit...
  • Americans to spend $7 billion less on dads than moms this year

    Americans to spend $7 billion less on dads than moms this year
    Father's Day, the smallest of the American gift-giving holidays, is expected to bring in just $12.5 billion this year -- a "blip on the retail sales radar," the National Retail Federation said. Mother’s Day spending, by comparison, was estimated...
  • These brokers deal in sports tickets — and risk

     These brokers deal in sports tickets — and risk
    Dale Rech, an avid USC football fan who lives in Florida, decided a few years ago that he wanted to attend USC's game at Notre Dame. Rech dived into the secondary ticket market, choosing StubHub. He was willing to pay a premium. "The seat I ended up...
  • TKTS has app for iPhone, new Times Square service team

     
    Here's an announcement from the Theatre Development Fund — the folks who run the TKTS discount ticket booth in New York — about its new iPhone app to buy their tickets. In addition, the TDF has a patron-services program to improve the ticket-...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Was Grover Cleveland Alexander drunk when he struck out Tony Lazzeri in Game 7 of the 1926 World Series?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: Grover Cleveland Alexander was drunk and/or asleep in the bullpen when he was called out to face Tony Lazzeri in the 7th inning of Game 7 of the 1926 World Series. STATUS: I'm Going With False. Modern baseball......
  • The Comeback Kid

    If you are a football fan living in Los Angeles, which has not had an NFL team for 13 years (since the Rams left Anaheim for St. Louis in 1995), how is it you have not gone crazy? The most probable reason is the ongoing rivalry between the town’s two Pac-...
  • Greed's catching up to NASCAR

    They are slashing ticket prices at the Daytona 500. In some of the races leading up to the 500, they are offering fans an all-you-can-eat package that includes unlimited hamburgers, hot dogs and potato chips. Representatives from Daytona International...
  • Question of the day: How much force is proper when a fan goes onto the playing field? [Updated]

     
    Four reporters from the Tribune Co. weigh in on the use of a Taser on a teenage fan Monday night in the outfield in Philadelphia. Check back for more responses throughout the day and feel free to leave a comment.......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did the Kansas City Chiefs sell 35,000 season tickets without the ticket buyers knowing what team they were buying tickets for?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: The Kansas City Chiefs sold 35,000 season tickets for their first season without the ticket buyers even knowing what team they were buying tickets for. STATUS: True. The famous 1958 NFL Championship Game between the Giants and Colts......
  • Fewer Puerto Rican prospects make it to Major League Baseball

     
    By KEN BELSON David Waldstein and Rob Gebeloff contributed reporting. c.2010 New York Times News Service A decade ago, even a casual baseball fan could name an all-star team's worth of players from Puerto Rico: Carlos Delgado at first base; Roberto Alomar...
  • Football: Update on Oaks Christian-Westlake tickets

     
    People interested in purchasing tickets for Friday's Marmonte League game between Westlake and host Oaks Christian at 8:30 p.m. can get them beginning Monday at 1 p.m. at the Oaks Christian reception desk. Ticket sales were originally scheduled to begin.....
  • Rep. Weiner Goes After MLB's Mysterious Online Fees

    Rep. Weiner Goes After MLB's Mysterious Online Fees
    Democratic Queens Representative Anthony Weiner is planning a measure to swing back at the rising fees associated with the online purchase of Major League Baseball tickets. The arbitrary fees that include extra charges for "processing", "convenience" and...